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Can Someone Recommend A Good Flashlight For Pc Repair Use?


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Can Someone Recommend A Good Flashlight For Pc Repair Use?

I need a good sturdy flash light that won't ruin like the dozen others I've tried over the years. I need it to see pcs in the dark, and also for regular use in one of my shops, where there are a lot of dark rooms I need to shift through for parts. I hate these darn cheap flash lights I keep picking up. I know a lot of you must use some nice flash lights that you've had for a long time and don't flicker, or die off so quickly. These darn plastic garbage pieces of flick are making me crazy! I'd like to have one that can shine over a far distance. Please give me a name/model/url if you can so I can find it.



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I would think this one would work, but haven't tried it yet:

Forever-Everlife Flashlight 2 Set Deluxe
Batteryless Flashlights
Finally a flashlight that never needs batteries!

Some seem better constructed than others. Last link seems to have a good one if it truly is waterproof, etc.

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MiniMag for the small spots, 3-cell D MagLite for the large rooms.

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Edited by The Admiral, 20 October 2008 - 10:47 PM.

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i always use a Petzl Tikka Plus LED Headlamp...keeps your hands free...it's pure white light so noticing colors is easy...it's EXTREMELY bright and has different light settings.....plus the batteries last a long time....with 3 aaa's you get - High: 100 / low: 150 hours



if i don't have my tikka i use a mini maglight
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I am always looking in Sears for good tools to fix my vehicles. In january i was wandering about the local sears store and i found this light for $10. I have found it to be the handiest light to use while i am working on computers without using a headlight like Dsenette has( i also have them too). Uses 2 AA batterys, has a magnetic clip for the light end and a stiff cable to adjust to any position.

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I have not been able to find this light in the regular seard stores but they do have some similar.

http://www.sears.com.....ts & Lanterns

http://www.sears.com.....ts & Lanterns

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If indestructable is your main criteria, then a mini-maglite
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I use a mini MagLite with the LED conversion all the time, good bright white light and battery life seems almost endless, you can also get a headlamp attatchment for them too!
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I have used a mini-mag lite for 20+ years. They are pretty much indestructable. I recently (6 months ago) converted to the LED version. The white lite makes it very bright. The LED makes the batteries last for ever.
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